Tag Archives: Trading Psychology

Confidence in execution: humility in the debrief. Syed article in the Times

November 9, 2017

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  Hello Traders, It’s been a funny old year hasn’t it? I just looked back on my diary for the year. Normally I do no travelling during the months of August and October – I give them over to summer break/harvesting for the former, and trading for the latter. However this year, for the first […]

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28th September – don’t trade on your birthday!

September 28, 2016

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Today is my birthday. I never trade on my birthday. And I suggest you do the same. What’s the point? You’re a trader and unless you’re working for an institution my suggestion is to take the day off. There’s nothing worse than waking up on your birthday in a good mood (which you should do […]

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1st July Post Brexit Views:Losers

July 2, 2016

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So in the previous posts I looked at what happened, followed by possible winners. If there are winners then there’s got to be losers. So lets take a look at some of them. Boris Johnson It’s all gone ‘a bit Pete Tong’ for old Boris hasn’t it? In what should be the crowning achievement of his […]

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30th June Post Brexit Views Part 2: Possible Winners

July 1, 2016

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Hello traders, I hope you’re enjoying watching history in action before our very eyes?  In my first piece I gave a little bit of background about what happened in the run up to the vote and during the overnight count. We’ve had a few days to watch and listen to whats happened. Lets take a […]

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8th June: GBP Update

June 8, 2016

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Well fellow traders, just over a couple of weeks till the EU Referendum here in the UK. (You can read my own rantings about the Brexit vote here.) So I thought I’d do a quick little Sterling update. During my last piece I mentioned that perhaps the markets had already priced in a Remain victory […]

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Reminiscences, and the value of volunteering

May 23, 2016

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https://www.leonardcheshire.org/about-us/history Fellow Trader, please indulge me the first few paragraphs about history and my own life – I assure you there is a point and a relevance to traders. Yesterday, I was reading the link above about it being the 68th anniversary of the beginnings of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity. So what would that […]

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Process, Process, Process -And on building your Inner Coach

April 20, 2016

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  Sorry I’ve not posted for a while – it’s been a busy 4-6 weeks and I’ve had a lot on. To be fair I post quick pieces on the Veterans Trader Project FB page – if you want to join it then drop me a line and let me know. Anyway back to trading. I […]

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Why do we manage our own funds? Delightfully explained by SouthPark

February 3, 2015

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After the other days piece: How did these chumps raise £5.5 miliion !?! I saw a friends link which I thought I’d share with you. After a tough trading day it might be easier to ask ourselves why do we bother with trading? Why do we bother to put in all the graft and all […]

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31/01/2015 How do I go about building my Situational Awareness?

January 31, 2015

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Fellow traders, I’m often asked what are the best news-feeds to follow and who are the credible market blogs and articles to read. Lets face it since the dawn of the internet age it’s never been a difficult case of finding information on trading and markets. To be honest it’s quite the opposite; how do […]

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12/01/15 – New year, new candles: Indices & Commodities snapshot (Video)

January 12, 2015

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Fellow traders, Happy New Year to you and welcome back. Its been an interesting start to 2015 already with a few nice moves for you to get your teeth into. I made an update video on Indices & Commodities. Trade well,   Paul

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